North Perth man charged in sexual assault in Wellington North

WELLINGTON NORTH – A North Perth man has been charged with sexual assault after an incident here last week.

Wellington County OPP officials say police received a report on Dec. 18 about a sexual assault that occurred the previous day in Wellington North.

William Russell Gill, 65, of North Perth was charged with sexual assault.

He is to appear in Guelph court on Jan. 26.

Police are reminding victims of sexual assault that they are not alone.

“If you or someone you know is in need of support, there are local resources available to help,” police stated.

“One such resource is Victim Services of Wellington County and they can be reached at 519-824-1212.”

Anyone with information regarding the above case can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at

Tip providers  may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.